Many wine lovers enjoy their first taste of a new wine in a restaurant, where fine cuisine can emphasize the virtues of a special bottle. Unfortunately, wine lists can seem like hieroglyphics to a beginner, with page after page of unfamiliar names offered at prices that can be eye-opening to customers used to shopping at retail.
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